Area and Perimeter Projects

Area and Perimeter Projects
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  1. Are you looking for a hands-on approach to apply understanding of area and perimeter? This area and perimeter word problem challenge has three levels of difficulty for third or fourth grade students. Students will design chicken coops for some fall farm fun! ***Click HERE to save 25% with the Money
  2. Are you looking for hands-on area and perimeter practice? Students apply knowledge to create polygons and irregular shapes using pentominoes. Three levels of area and perimeter task cards require students to use pentominoes to solve. ☝ Click HERE to save 25% on the COMPLETE Perimeter & Area B
  3. Looking for hands-on perimeter and area word problems? Third and fourth grade students will use understanding of area and perimeter in this differentiated project activity to plan a design for a city layout based on building footprints.***Click HERE to save 25% with the Money Savings Area & Peri
  4. In March or during TEST PREP season, consider teaching perimeter and area using student learning styles! In these leprechaun and Saint Patrick's Day activities, students use the area and perimeter formulas to solve for unknowns in differentiated worksheets and real-world word problems exemplars. *
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Students will apply understanding of Perimeter and Area with this 4 activity differentiated problem solving bundle! Task cards and word problems are tiered for readiness, kinesthetic, spatial thinking.

***Bundle is Priced at least 20% Lower than if Purchased Individually***

City Map Planning:

This is differentiated for readiness

Level 1: Building footprints include areas whose factors are under 8. Students need to include 6 building icons on their map. Footprints are shown in rectangular array form only.

Level 2: Building footprints include areas whose factors are under 11. Students need to include 6 building icons on their map and 2 duplicates. Footprints are shown to include polygons with 4 or more sides.

Level 3: Building footprints include areas whose factors are under 13. Students need to include 6 building icons on their map and 3 duplicates. Footprints are shown to include polygons with more than 4 sides.

This pack includes:

* Student Recording Sheet (2 sided)

* Student City Map

* Building Icons (With products levels as listed above)

(Color Version and B/W Included)

Pentominoes:

After students have become familiar with pentominoes, they will complete the task cards using a set of pentominoes and record their answers.

Level 1:

Solve for the perimeter values of the 12 pentomino tiles. Solve for perimeter values of 2 pentominoes put together.

Level 2:

Solve for perimeter values of 3 or more pentominoes put together.

Level 3 Challenge: For an extra challenge for your visually spatial students, encourage them to find solutions to one of the pentomino challenges, then find the perimeter.

This pack includes:

* Drawing Pentominoes Activity

* Pentominoes Challenge Activity Card

* Level 1 Task Cards with answer sheet(18)

* Level 2 Task Cards with answer sheet (12- including 1 summative writing)

* 12 Gray/Black Outlined Pentominoes

* 12 Color Pentominoes

Chicken Coop:

Students role play that they work for an advertising firm that is creating a brochure for a farm equipment distribution company that sells chicken coops.

Their task is to create a brochure to highlight examples of chicken coop sizes that can be made with a given perimeter. Each level of difficulty has a different given perimeter. All students will be determining area.

* Level 1: Students are only working with rectangles.

* Level 2: Students work with polygons including up to 2 rectangles.

* Level 3: Students work with polygons including up to 1 rectangle. They will also determine the number of chickens that can live in each given coop.

There is a short writing component as well on the brochure. Brochures are printed 2-sided.

Leprechaun Gardens:

In this pack, you have two different learning styles to choose from:

* Bodily/Kinesthetic

* Visual/Spatial

★ Students will be planing 6 rectangular garden plots using either grid paper (visual/spatial) or math manipulatives (kinesthetic). Both activities center around the same skill, but in slightly different ways.

★ An assessment rubric is included.

★ A writing page at the end gives students the opportunity to write a letter to the Lucky Leprechauns explaining where they think they garden should be planted.

★ 3 Perimeter Skills Practice Sets: Differentiated through 3 ability levels.

★ 3 Area Skills Practice Sets: Differentiated through 3 ability levels.

★ 3 Exemplars Sets: Differentiated through 2 ability levels. (Visual Support, Draw Visual Support)

★ ANSWER KEYS INCLUDED!

This Set is Part of a Bundle:

Differentiated 3rd & 4th Grades Math Bundle

These Activities can be Purchased Individually:

Area & Perimeter Map of City Planning

Perimeter & Area Tiered Chicken Coop Design

Saint Patrick's Day Leprechaun Area & Perimeter Gardens

Pentominoes Perimeter & Area Task Cards

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